Caciotta is a cheese made from cow’s milk, with a stringy texture and straw-colored.
TYPOLOGY / Stretched cheese.
INGREDIENTS / Milk, Rennet, Salt.
MILK’S PROVENANCE / East Sicily.
SHAPE / Round and flattened.
CRUST / Smooth and shiny crust.
COLOUR / Straw-coloured.
INNER COLOUR AND CRUST / Clear straw-coloured.
HOLES / Absent.
STRUCTURE / Dense, moderately elastic.
SMELLS / Melted butter lactic scents and vegetal notes.
FLAVOURS / Balance of mild, tart and sapid.
FRAGRANCES / Lactic and animal notes.
TRIGEMINAL SENSATIONS / Moderately spicy.
STRUCTURE INSIDE MOUTH / Firstly lumpy then melting and
TASTE-OLFACTORY PERSISTENCE / Low.
CACIOTTA - FORMAGGI ALCANTARA
Caciotta is a table cheese that can be paired with rustic appetizers. It can also be used as filling for stuffed tomatoes and eggplant rolls.